All Blog Posts Tagged 'Recruiting' (1,120)

Uncommon vs. Commodity

When you can do a common thing in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” – George Washington Carver

Too many firms in the staffing and recruiting business still compete on price even though it’s the least sophisticated way to sell. At times, even highly talented, seasoned veterans use this harmful technique when they’re afraid of losing a deal.

Our industry would do well to remember that buyers know that the…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on June 9, 2014 at 8:22am — No Comments

5 Places to Build Your Visual Brand

As a video interviewing company, we embrace the power of visual tools in the hiring process. Face-to-face screening and interviewing brings an element into the process that no resume, or phone conversation can bring. That being said, there are so many ways to build brand recognition and reputation with visuals throughout every step of the …

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Added by Julie Salerno on June 7, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

3 Ways an ATS Will Change Your Recruiting Department

Called an Applicant Tracking System, but oh so much more to the recruiters who have come to know and love this software. Once known for being a luxury that only the larger companies could afford, ATSs are quickly becoming the Swiss Army Knife of tools in recruiting and HR departments of all sizes, in every industry. As the tech has gotten more user-friendly,…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on June 7, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

What Staffing can learn from the Drafting of Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson in 2012 was a 3rd round draft pick for the Seattle Seahawks, who was told he was too short, to slow, and did not have a strong enough arm to be a starting QB in the NFL. He was projected as a career backup at best. Today he is a top 10 Super Bowl winning QB. The question…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on June 5, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Creating More Collaborative Cultures

Wintrip Consulting Group : Take No Prisoners Take No Prisoners is a free weekly memo from Scott Wintrip that explores how Radical Accountability prospers companies and changes lives. Instead of taking people hostage with outdated, heavy-handed, and ineffective methods of management, measurement, and motivation, Radical Accountability focuses on creating an unwavering responsibility for getting what matters most done.

When two or more people put their…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on June 4, 2014 at 8:54am — No Comments

What You Need to Know if You're Recruiting Interns

It's that time of a year, where a new crop of graduates enter the workforce. Some of these students may already have jobs lined up. Others may be seeking internships to gain experience before they land their first professional position or to open a door to a permanent job opportunity. In addition to recent…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on June 3, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Staffing and Recruiting Firms – Enemies or Allies?

More than 70% of current and prospective buyers see you as a necessary evil. Some, such as those in HR and procurement, use stronger language, calling recruiters “scum sucking pig dogs” or admitting they engage staffing firms only for “problematic use” (yes, these are real quotes from buyers).

How is it that an…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on June 2, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

The best ever follow-up interview question: “How did you come up with the idea?"

I’m working on a blog post on job interviews — from the employer side of the desk. After all, there are thousands of “how-to” articles, blog posts, and advice on “acing the interview” from a candidates viewpoint. But, how about “acing the interview” as employer, while at the same time providing a great…

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Added by Peter Clayton on June 2, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

“Zappos Insiders” Employment Practices: Benevolent Discrimination: Type A Personality “Neurotypicals” need only apply

Zappos takes the ax to job postings and develops its own Social Media network to evaluate potential hires. Demonstrate passion for the company and its products publically and perhaps you can be one of the…

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Added by Daryl Daley @IntelMinds on May 30, 2014 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

Sourcing Lesser Known Sites: Ryze

This is the 8th in the series on lesser known sites to source from.  As you saw in the first one we used x-raying to source, well guess what we are again and guess what it still works and it works for free. 

The 7th site we…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on May 29, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

5 Pro Hiring Tips

Everyone has an opinion on how to make a great hire. Having an opinion about it is easy enough, but consistently making great hires is what makes a pro. With the rising popularity of people metrics and big data for hiring, it has become a science, but there’s still room for the art of hiring from some seasoned greats.

Steve Jobs of Apple recommends you define…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 29, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Online Job Interviews (Infographic)

Video interviewing is on the rise, enhancing the face-to-face interview experience….online. It is convenient for candidates, but it has really made an impact for hiring managers and recruiters. They can account for cultural fit within the company without even being in the same zip code. Nonverbal communication is still transmitted through video interviewing; so hiring managers and recruiters don’t lose…

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Added by Raj Sheth on May 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Most Important Question for Sales Leaders – Scott’s Sales Yoga Thought for the Day

Sales leaders often spend generous quantities of time reviewing progress, running meetings, and responding to emails. The most critical task, regularly revisiting the most important question, is often overlooked or completely neglected.

That question is:

“Would I want to be sold to like that?”

Most sales leaders, when they set aside their natural bias about what their salespeople sell, openly admit that the selling experience delivered by many on their…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on May 29, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments

Getting Out of Your Own Way

Ever notice that some people seem to effortlessly get things done while others struggle? Are those that do this smarter, better at their jobs, or more motivated? In some cases, one or more of these is a factor, however, the most important element is self-command. Those with better self-command achieve more with less effort, staying out of their own way in the process.

What is self-command and how do you achieve it? Just like a vocal performer…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on May 28, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Is A Perfect Storm Fueling the Contingent Workforce?

“Screw your cubicle farm!” The free agent nation is here.

In 2001, Dan Pink published a bestselling and forward-thinking business book titled Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself. By all current reports, that future has arrived.

If the millennial generation will become predominantly free agents, how will this impact recruiting and HR over the next decade?

“Contingent labor is king," writes Russ Banham in the May issue of HRO…

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Added by Peter Clayton on May 27, 2014 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Crossing Over to the Other Side - From Agency to Corporate



Hiring Technical Recruiter or Sourcer with agency background experience has always been a trend. Why is this? What are the skills that agency recruiters and sourcers have that make them appealing to leaders of corporate staffing teams? Also, if you do work on the agency side but want to break…

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Added by Mark Tortorici on May 26, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Balancing Accountability in Training

As a learning management software provider, we try to give the best information and latest training news to our users so they can create great training programs for their organizations. It’s entirely up to leaders to create and properly implement an effective training program, but it is vital to recognize that there is a certain amount of accountability on behalf of the…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 26, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Your Recruitment Team Gang Members

As the war for talent amps up, recruiting gangs are popping up across the nation. Recruitment is beefing up by blurring the departmental lines and creating entire gangs dedicated to their efforts. Traditional recruitment efforts aren’t cutting it anymore and recruiters are getting serious about their attraction tools…

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Added by Raj Sheth on May 23, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

What Are Millennials Looking for in the Hiring Process?

School is getting out and another wave of young professionals is slated to roll in the door of your booming business. Are you prepared for them with targeted recruiting efforts and a tailored hiring process? Do you have a hiring process that will send them running back to Google, or one that is designed to invite them and capture their attention?

Mobile…

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Added by Julie Salerno on May 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Email is Not a Form of Communication – Scott’s Sales Yoga Thought for the Day

Effective communication is never one sided, but that’s exactly what you get with email. One person writes and transmits; the receivers read and reply. These monologues are never, ever effective dialogues as there is a time delay that allows too much room for misinterpretation, misunderstanding, and miscommunication. Email strips away not only the tone, and too often the context, from the message, but it also removes the very essence of efficient and effective human conversation.

Is…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on May 22, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments

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